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DBMS > BoltDB vs. CouchDB vs. MaxDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CouchDB vs. MaxDB vs. STSdb

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.88
Rank#220  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score14.88
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.46
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcouchdb.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablemaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997STS Soft SC
Initial release2013200519842011
Current release3.3.0, January 20237.9.10 (January 2020), 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoErlangC++C#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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